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Jordy gets back on the ice after battling brain tumor

When 18-year-old Jordan “Jordy” Hansen talks about the big moments in his young life – hockey is usually involved. But one of the hockey memories that sticks isn’t about scoring a game-winning goal. It was at a tournament in 2017 and his mom noticed what turned out to be a symptom of a brain tumor.

Children’s Minnesota neurosurgery program recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as a top spine and neuroscience program

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce Becker’s Hospital Review recognized the organization’s neurosurgery program on its list of 70 hospitals and health systems with spine and neuroscience programs to know in 2023.

Farm boy tough: Henrik overcomes severe brain injury with the help of our Level I trauma center and neurosurgery teams

After what his family calls a one-in-a-million fall at daycare, little Henrik suffered a severe brain injury. His care teams at Children’s Minnesota helped put the toddler on the road to recovery.

Thirteen surgeries in 13 months was just the beginning: Carter’s journey with hydrocephalus

Just one day after Carter entered the world, his care team performed what would be the first of 13 surgeries during the first 13 months of his young life. One operation was the first of its kind in the state of Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota Concussion Clinic in Woodbury, Minnesota opens

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce the opening of the Children’s Minnesota Concussion Clinic, located inside the Children’s Minnesota Specialty Center in Woodbury, Minnesota.

John’s journey: North America’s first neurosurgery suite of its kind sets stage for boy’s brain tumor removal procedure

John was diagnosed with a brain tumor right before he turned 9, the Children’s Minnesota neurosurgery team used its new, cutting-edge neurosurgery facility to get the boy on the road to recovery.

Camille’s courage: experimental ‘tumor paint’ helps light the way for toddler’s brain tumor removal procedure

After an MRI scan detected a golf ball-sized tumor in Camille's brain, her family agreed to enroll her in a research trial underway at the time at Children’s Minnesota.

Zander’s story: the road back from concussion and depression

Zander's story shows how the Children’s Minnesota Concussion Clinic provides comprehensive medical evaluation and treatment for children and young adults who have concussions caused by sports, accidents or falls.

Nation’s first pediatric hybrid intraoperative MRI neurosurgery suite opens at Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota is now home to North America’s first pediatric hybrid intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) suite equipped with both moving-scanner and moving-patient MRI technology in the same surgical space.

Children’s Minnesota’s neurosurgery program selected as a top neurosurgery department by Becker’s Hospital Review

Children’s Minnesota is thrilled to announce the organization’s neurosurgery program was recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of 54 hospitals and health systems with spine and neurosurgery programs to watch.